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22 July 2014: The moving street art of Argentina that lets citizens look, contemplate and remember

Tanya Filer (UCL SELCS) looks at how street art in Argentina is used to commemorate tragedies. Read: The Conversation More...

22 July 2014: The politics of science in social media

Oliver Marsh (UCL Science & Technology Studies) reports on the first Guardian Political Science event held last month at UCL in conjunction with UCL Science & Technology Studies. Read: Guardian More...

22 July 2014: Eighty new genes linked to schizophrenia

A paper co-authored by Professor David Curtis (UCL Psychiatry) has uncovered 80 previously unknown genes which may put people at risk of developing schizophrenia. Read: BBC News, More: Daily Telegraph, UCL News
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21 July 2014: Malaria drug could prevent liver cancer

A study led by Professor Rajiv Jalan (UCL Liver & Digestive Health) has found that an over-the-counter malaria pill could prevent liver cancer and shrink established tumours. Read: Telegraph More...

21 July 2014: Miscarriage leaves partners feeling invisible and without support

New research by Dr Petra Boynton (UCL Medical School) and the Miscarriage Association has found that partners often feel unable to talk about their feelings of loss and pain following a miscarriage. Read: Telegraph, More: BBC News, Scotsman, The Herald
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21 July 2014: Tributes paid to world-renowned AIDS researcher

Professor Andrew Phillips (UCL Infection & Population Health) pays tribute to Professor Joep Lange, a world-renowned Aids researcher who was on board the Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight. Read: Independent More...

21 July 2014: Malaysia Airlines crash: Political hostility threatens probe

Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) explains how the crash of Malaysia Airlines MH17 in Ukraine could constitute a war crime if it is proved that a missile was used to directly target the plane. Read: FT More...

18 July 2014: Watching the eclipse

Dr Lucie Green (UCL Space & Climate Physics) describes watching this summer's total solar eclipse - and explains what scientists can learn from observing such rare phenomenon. Watch: TES More...

18 July 2014: ISEE-3 Reboot Project

Dr Geraint Jones (UCL Space & Climate Physics) discusses some of the challenges faced by the crowdfunded scientists who have managed to revive an old satellite, ISEE-3, which was launched by NASA to chase comets in 1978. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Inside Science’ (from 1 min 45 secs) More...

18 July 2014: Arthritis drug shows potential to stall Alzheimer's

Professor John Hardy (UCL Molecular Neuroscience) comments on the further research necessary to determine if taking etanercept, a drug used to treat arthritis, can halt the progression of Alzheimer's. Read: New Scientist More...

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